KUSD Rising Educators Program
In a unique partnership between PACC, UW-Parkside’s Teacher Education program and the Kenosha Unified School District an innovative pathway to becoming a teacher in Wisconsin has been created and implemented.
The Rising Educators program is available at all Kenosha Unified high schools. The Rising Educators program is a no-cost concurrent enrollment pathway to explore the teaching profession. Students can take up to three Univeristy of Wisconsin Parkside teacher education courses before graduating high school through the PACC program.
As a student in the Rising Educators program, you will:
- Explore the teaching profession and multiple roles of the teacher.
- Gain an understanding of teacher education, which can help you decide if you want to pursue teaching as a career.
- Participate in learning experiences outside of your high school classroom through shadowing and community engagement.
- Earn up to 9 college credits through the UW-Parkside PACC program, at NO cost to you
EDU 100/200/210 Foundation of Education I 3 credits
EDU 211 Child and Adolescent Development l 3 credits
EDU 212 Mathematics for Elementary and Middle Schools l 3 credits
Students who participate in the Rising Educators program through PACC are one or more steps closer to earning their bachelor’s degree with an initial licensure in Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU WANT TO TAKE PACC COURSES?
See your school counselor to sign up for this program.